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Take Two: GoPro’s Karma Drone Returns to the Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

Let’s try that again: GoPro Inc. has announced that its Karma drone is officially back on the market after having been recalled due to technical issues. In November, GoPro had to withdraw all of its long-anticipated Karma drones due to [Read More]

GoPro Gives the Karma Drone Another Go

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 05, 2017

After a failed 2016 campaign, GoPro is giving the launch of its drone another shot. According to a new press release from the company, GoPro, currently showcasing its solutions at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, is re-introducing the Karma quadcopter sometime [Read More]

GoPro Announces Layoffs, Cuts to Operating Expenses

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 30, 2016

Although citing “solid holiday demand” for its new HERO5 camera in the U.S., the company has announced a restructuring that will include the layoff of more than 200 full-time positions – plus the cancellation of open positions – for a [Read More]

GoPro’s Karma Drone Takes a Hit: All Units Recalled

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 09, 2016

Uh-oh: GoPro is recalling approximately 2,500 Karma drones, which, in a very small number of cases, lost power during flight, the company says. GoPro’s new Karma quadcopter made its official debut in the consumer unmanned aircraft systems world back in [Read More]

GoPro’s Karma Drone Makes Official Debut in Consumer UAS World

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 19, 2016

With the release of its new quadcopter, branded “much more than a drone,” GoPro is finally cementing its spot in unmanned aircraft manufacturing.

Save the Date: GoPro’s Karma Drone is Coming This Month

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 02, 2016

GoPro is officially establishing a foothold in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) manufacturing industry on Sept. 19, according to a new teaser video posted on the company’s Twitter page. “Change is in the air. Karma takes flight 9.19.16,” GoPro tweeted [Read More]

A Closer Look at the Brand-New Drone Manufacturers Alliance

Written by Betsy Lillian on April 14, 2016

Comprising DJI, 3DR, Parrot and GoPro, the D.C.-based group is all about “advocacy and education” for small unmanned aircraft systems.

3DR, DJI, GoPro and Parrot Come Together to Form New Alliance

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2016

Three major consumer unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturers, as well as GoPro, recently left the Small UAV Coalition and have now established their own group, the Drone Manufacturers Alliance. GoPro, which is expected to release its new Karma drone this [Read More]

Introducing Site Scan: An Aerial Analytics Platform from 3DR, Sony and Autodesk

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2016

3D Robotics (3DR) has collaborated with Sony and Autodesk to release Site Scan, a platform that enables 3DR smart drone users to inspect, survey and scan work sites and deliver data to the cloud for processing and analytics. Designed for [Read More]

Endurance UAS Offers Survey, Imaging or First-Response Payload Packages

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 29, 2016

San Diego-based Straight Up Imaging has launched the Endurance unmanned aircraft system (UAS), a multi-rotor drone designed specifically for aerial imaging. The drone, which was tested in NASA’s wind tunnels, offers a flight time of 25 minutes with each of [Read More]

GoPro Teases its Karma Drone in New Ski-Slope Footage

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 03, 2016

In the latest tease for its to-be-released Karma unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), GoPro went to the ski slopes in Aspen, Colo., to offer a glimpse of what the aircraft will be capable of. In a YouTube video from Jan. 31 [Read More]

3DR Debuts Sci-Fi Series Filmed Exclusively with Solo & GoPro

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 29, 2015

Berkeley, Calif.-based drone company 3D Robotics is creating what it calls a “full-on sci-fi series,” all of which is filmed exclusively with the company’s Solo aircraft and a GoPro. According to a 3DR news post, the series will launch on [Read More]

The ‘Smallest, Lightest & Most Convenient’ GoPro Yet

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 06, 2015

GoPro Inc. has launched the HERO4 Session – what the company calls the smallest, lightest and most convenient GoPro camera yet. The HERO4 Session, 50% smaller and 40% lighter than GoPro's HERO4 Black and Silver cameras, will retail for $399.99 [Read More]

Expect to See a GoPro Drone in 2016, Says CEO Woodman

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 28, 2015

With CEO Nick Woodman's making it official, GoPro Inc. is reportedly set to come out with its own drone next year. Last November, reports surfaced that the company, whose cameras are often affixed to drones, was planning its own line [Read More]

GoPro: Camera AND Drone Manufacturer?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 26, 2014

GoPro Inc. is reportedly planning to dive deeper into the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) world: It is in the process of creating its own line of drones. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the U.S.-headquartered company is [Read More]

GoPro Introduces New Camera Line, the HERO4

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 29, 2014

GoPro Inc., whose cameras are oft used for commercial and hobbyist unmanned aerial vehicle photography, has unveiled what it says is the highest-performance line of capture devices it has ever made, the HERO4. HERO4 is available in two editions: HERO4 [Read More]